Alphabetical series, 1927-1943 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938).

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Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943. Alphabetical series, 1927-1943 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938).

Alphabetical series, 1927-1943 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938).

Chiefly correspondence to and from Roper as Secretary of Commerce. Also includes printed material, press releases, reports, addresses, charts and graphs, organizational records, clippings, and photographs. There is a small amount of personal information. Correspondents include Bernard Baruch, James Byrnes, Patrick Callahan, James Cannon, Thomas Chadbourne, David Coker, Homer Cummings, Josephus Daniels, William Dodd, Ernest Draper, Robert Elbert, James Farley, John Garner, and W. Averell Harriman. Others are William Henry Harrison, Edward House, Louis Howe, Cordell Hull, Clarence Hurrey, Jesse Jones, Hugh MacRae, William Gibbs McAdoo, George Milton, Robert Owen, Hollins Randolph, Lawerence Robert, L.S. Rowe, and John Humphrey Small. Topics and organizations include American University, aeronautics, Board of Education of the District of Columbia, Bureau of the Census, communication, The Community Chest of Washington, D.C., Democratic National Committee, Duke University, Export-Import Bank of Washington, Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, commerce, and the Hindenburg accident. Others are Japanese Economic Mission to the United States, temperance and liquor laws, Freemasons, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, National Benefit Life Assurance Company, National Recovery Administration, presidential election of 1932, Democratic Party, prohibition, religion and politics, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Post Office Department.

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Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943

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Attorney, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1917-1920, and Secretary of Commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1860-1958 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122068 Attorney, commissioner of internal revenue, 1917-1920, and secretary of commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1898-1941 ; (bulk 1928-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148078 ...

McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Cannon, James, 1864-1944

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Methodist clergyman from Virginia, journalist, and leader in the prohibition movement. Also known as James Cannon, Jr. From the guide to the James Cannon Papers, 1869-1989, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Methodist clergyman, journalist, and leader in the prohibition movement, from Virginia. Also known as James Cannon, Jr. From the description of Papers, 1869-1989. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581338 ...

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972

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James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

United States. Bureau of the Census

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In 1860, the portion of Colorado east of the Continental Divide was divided into Nebraska Territory north of the 40th parallel (Baseline Road) and Kansas Territory south of this line. From the description of Nebraska Territory population schedule microfilm, 1860. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427348036 From the description of Nebraska Territory mortality census and agricultural schedule microfilm, 1860. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427348041 ...

Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

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Representative from Texas (1903-1933), and Vice President of the United States (1933-1941). From the description of Appointment diaries, 1935-1939. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 70960945 The remarkable life and career of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner, the most powerful vice president in U. S. history and the second most powerful politician in the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s, began in Red River County on Nov...

National Benefit Life Assurance Company.

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Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

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Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

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In 1845, as a result of the North-South tensions, the Methodist Episcopal Church conferences in the Southern states withdrew to form the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In 1874 at the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South held in Louisville, Kentucky, a Board of Commissioners was appointed to meet with a similar board from the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC). The Board was empowered to begin talks the MEC board that would resolve differences between the two denomination...

Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

Howe, Louis M. (Louis McHenry), 1871-1936

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Louis McHenry Howe (1871-1936) was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and moved to Saratoga Springs, New York, where he attended the Saratoga Institute, a private day school. His father had purchased the Saratoga Sun in 1882 and Louis worked for him, eventually taking charge of the publication when his father became ill. He also assumed his father''s supplemental position as local reporter for the New York Herald. In 1906, Howe became involved in an attempt to reform the Democratic Party in New York...

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

United States. Post Office Department

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On July 26, 1775, members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, agreed: That a postmaster general be appointed for the United Colonies, who shall hold his office at Philada, and shall be allowed a salary of 1000 dollars per an: for himself, and 340 dollars per an: for a secretary and Comptroller, with power to appoint such, and so many deputies as to him may seem proper and necessary. That a line of posts be appointed under the direction of the Postmaster general, from Fal...

United States. National Recovery Administration

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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938

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Edward Mandell House was born July 26, 1858, in Houston, Texas. He became active in Texas politics and served as an advisor to President Woodrow Wilson, particularly in the area of foreign affairs. House functioned as Wilson's chief negotiator in Europe during the negotiations for peace (1917-1919), and as chief deputy for Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference. He died on March 28, 1938, in New York City. From the description of Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885...

Duke University

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American University (Washington, D.C.)

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United States. Department of Commerce

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Harrison, William Henry, 1892-1956.

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Coker, David Robert, 1870-1938

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Botanist, agriculturist, entrepreneur, and researcher in the hybridization of cotton and other crops, of Hartsville, S.C. From the description of David Robert Coker papers, ca. 1900-1980. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28419362 ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Democratic Party (U.S.)

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